Indian doctors criticise a promising new rotavirus vaccine after inspection of the trial data reveals that although the vaccine reduces diarrhoea caused by rotavirus, it increases diarrhoea of other causes.
Swadeshi Jagran Manch has accused several government arms of lobbying for pharmaceutical companies and negating the NPPA’s attempts to make medicines affordable.
Many families in China have turned to the increasingly popular, unregulated market of online pharmacies, agents and peer groups for cancer drugs.
Traditionally, expectant mothers have been excluded from clinical trials, but could this practice be doing more harm than good? Emily Anthes investigates.